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Thursday 01 October 2015

Top Secret Art Project: Celebrity Support For Brighton Hospice Art Initiative

Martlets Hospice have announced their Top Secret Art Project - an exciting exhibition and auction of original A5 sized art produced by celebrities, professional and amateur artists.

The project is 'top secret' in that the artists have signed the back of their work and who has produced which piece of art will not be revealed until after the online auction. 

There are almost 300 pieces of art in all manner of styles and mediums including oils, watercolours, photographs and collages.  A real eclectic mixture of art and something for all artistic tastes.

David Cameron, Frank Skinner, Julian Clary, Alan Titchmarsh, Tony Robinson and Grayson Perry are some of the celebrities who have produced a piece of art. 

Elizabeth Baxter, Top Secret Art Project organiser, said: 

"A list of all the names of who has produced a piece of art will be available, both at the exhibition and online, but who created which piece will remain top secret until the end of the online auction.  

"So it's all down to the bidders - they could win a piece by a celebrity or one by a local amateur artist, however we hope that they will bid generously on the art that appeals to them and win something they will love." 

All artwork will be displayed in a one day xxhibition which will take place at the Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton on Sunday 11th October 2015 from 2.30pm – 6.00pm. 

Entry to the exhibition is free of charge and all are welcome. Come along and try to guess who produced which piece.

The art will be auctioned on eBay from 6th October to 15th October 2015, and once live, the link to view and bid on the art will be available from the Martlets website from 6th October 2015.

by: Mike Cobley


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